Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for April 2010

Getting a break in Bollywood is a Herculean task. And even after getting a break, making your mark and having a successful career is not assured. In fact, even when you make your mark, there is no guarantee that you would continue to get breaks in Bollywood.
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“Teasing” songs, where the hero is seen teasing the lady have been there from 1950s. And I mostly find them unrealistic. In real life, one cannot tease a girl like that in India and get away. But in Bollywood songs, the lady, after initial disapproval, begins to respond towards the later parts of the song. I find it difficult to identify with such picturisation.
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I have posted a song from “Veer Babhruwaahan” (1950) in the past. Here is another song from this movie.
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Where was this song lying all these days ? I thought I knew all about Madan Mohan songs, considering that I have posted over 100 of his songs and I have heard nearly 300 of his songs (out of 700). But I was humbled to realise that I am still unaware about many of his gems.
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I had never heard this song, and indeed I had no inkling about the movie this song is from, but what a superb song it is !
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I have posted three songs from “Kohraa” (1964). Each of these songs are immortal songs that one can listen to any number of times.
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“Chaand” songs are one of the most popular genre of songs in Bollywood movies. There are countless songs on this topic, and many of them have gone on to become immortal.
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I had heard vaguely about a movie called “Dahej” (1950), possibly because one of the readers of this blog had mentioned this movie.
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I have posted a couple of songs from “Saanjh Aur Saweraa” (1964) in the past. Here is another song from this movie which is “new” for me. What a lovely song to listen to.
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It is not uncommon for me to enjoy songs whose details are not known to me and most other people. These well known songs are often from movies that few people know about.
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